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ONE OF ENGLAND’S FINEST PERFORMERS OF SEA SONGS COMES TO SAN FRANCISCO: BRIAN PETERS ABOARD SAILING SHIP BALCLUTHA 9-28-13.

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News Release Date: September 23, 2013
Contact: Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006

 San Francisco Maritime News Release

Celebrating 25 years as a National Park: 1988-2013

 For Immediate Release

Contact: Lynn Cullivan  415-561-7006

ONE OF ENGLAND’S FINEST PERFORMERS OF SEA SONGS COMES TO SAN FRANCISCO: BRIAN PETERS ABOARD SAILING SHIP BALCLUTHA 9-28-13.

What: A concert of songs of seafarers, featuring Brian Peters.

When: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 8pm – 10pm.

Where: At San Francisco Maritime National historical Park, aboard the ship Balclutha, berthed at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco.

Tickets: $14 general, $12 members. For reservation information: 415-561-6662, ext. 12, or hnielsen@maritime.org.

Website and photo: http://www.nps.gov/safr/planyourvisit/seamusicconcert.htm

Brian Peters is one of England’s most accomplished performers of folk songs and instrumental music. Accompanying himself on concertina, he loves great chanteys and ballads, and loves getting his audiences to sing along. Brian has toured Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada, and has a number of recordings to his credit. Enjoy this concert in a unique San Francisco setting: Aboard an historic ship docked at Fisherman’s Wharf.

 

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Did You Know?

Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier.

The 19th Century sailing ship Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, carried tons of coal during her career. Coal from Wales and Australia provided fuel for the West Coast's railroads, steamships, factories, businesses and homes.